2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 40L Psychiatric Nursing I Lab


Units: 3
Prerequisites: NURSPT 10 Foundations of Nursing  with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: NURSPT 40 .
This course is designed to prepare the student to provide care to mentally ill clients in acute and chronic psychiatric settings, through the Client Needs model. Emphasis is placed on ethics and legal issues, history of mental health and illness, treatment modalities, DSM IV & V, group dynamics/group process, therapeutic relationships, communication and interviewing skills, documentation, assertiveness, client education, dissociative disorders, psychiatric illness associated with childhood and adolescence, social psychology, and prevention & management of assaultive behavior. The student will apply the nursing process to develop safe and effective practices that meet client needs. This course includes supervised clinical experiences in skills labs and health care facilities. (CSU)



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